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Chinese national, 5 others nabbed for possession of undocumented firearms

/ 08:02 PM September 27, 2018

The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) has arrested a Chinese national and five others after undocumented high-powered firearms were found in their possession.

Ke Be I, a.k.a. Lili Ong; Brandy Solinap, Victor Dela Cruz, Bi-Lian Ke, Diosdado Bohol, and Ke Quiao, aka Sam Jany, were arrested in a farm in Bo. Road, Pantay Buhangin, Barangay Dalig, Teresa, Rizal.

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The search warrant was issued by Manila Executive Judge Thelma Bunyi-Medina.

A case for violation of Republic Act No. 10591, otherwise known as the Comprehensive Firearms and Ammunitions Act, will be filed against them.

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Answering reporters’ questions in broken Filipino, Ong said she was the general manager of a poultry farm where the undocumented firearms were recovered by agents of the NBI Special Action Unit (NBI-SAU) under lawyer Emeterio Dongallo Jr.

NBI spokesman lawyer Ferdinand Lavin said forensic investigation will be undertaken on the six VHF-UHF two-way radio  transmitters, an M203 grenade launcher, four M653 baby armalite rifles, two grenades, five 12-gauge shotguns, three .45, .38, and 9-mm pistols, and eight cellular phones.

Bohol, a Samar native, was found to be in possession of another shotgun and was nabbed at a small hut on top of a hill behind the farm’s main house. Ke Quiao Li  and Ke Be I were arrested at the main house. /ee

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